from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Directed and received by each toward the other; reciprocal.
- adjective Having the same relationship to each other.
- adjective Possessed in common.
- adjective Of, relating to, or in the form of mutual insurance.
- noun A mutual fund.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Based on the principle of mutuality in sharing both burdens and benefits: as, a mutual insurance company.
- Reciprocally given and received; pertaining alike or reciprocally to both sides; interchanged: as, mutual love; to entertain a mutual aversion.
- Equally relating to or affecting two or more together; common to two or more combined; depending on, proceeding from, or exhibiting a certain community of action; shared alike.
- Common: used in this sense loosely and improperly (but not infrequently, and by many writers of high rank), especially in the phrase a mutual friend.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Reciprocally acting or related; reciprocally receiving and giving; reciprocally given and received; reciprocal; interchanged
- adjective Possessed, experienced, or done by two or more persons or things at the same time; common; joint
- adjective agreement among a number of persons to insure each other against loss, as by fire, death, or accident.
- adjective one which does a business of insurance on the mutual principle, the policy holders sharing losses and profits
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective Having the
same relationship, eachto each other.
- adjective Owned by the members.
- noun A mutual
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective common to or shared by two or more parties
- adjective concerning each of two or more persons or things; especially given or done in return
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[French mutuel, from Old French, from Latin mūtuus, borrowed; see mei- in Indo-European roots.]
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From Middle French mutuel, from Latin mutuus.
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